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Cost of Living in Saint Petersburg | Russia

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$791
$1977
🛋️ Without rent
$399
$1265
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$392
$712
🍽️ Food
$222
$601
🚐 Transport
$91.8
$235
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$644
🏙️ Population
5.35M

The average cost of living in Saint Petersburg is $791, which is in the top 36% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 5911st out of 9294 in our global list and 4th out of 122 in Russia.

The median after-tax salary is $644, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months. Ranked 1328th (TOP 15%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 3rd best city to live in Russia. With an estimated population of 5.35M, Saint Petersburg is the 2nd largest city in Russia.

✈️ Closest airport17 kmLevashovo Air Base
😷 Air qualityExcellent7.6 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank600St. Petersburg State University
Cost of living in Saint Petersburg infographic

Prices in Saint Petersburg

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.2
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$25.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.02
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.71
☕ Cappuccino
$2.29
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.78

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.93
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.62
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.79
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.17
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.53
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.85
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.33
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.33
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.16
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.53
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.5
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.3
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.79
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.9
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.11
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.06
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.56
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.2

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.71
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$34.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.56
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.65

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$459
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$297
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$866
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$557
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$56.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$86.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$6.22
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.93%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2576
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1533

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.47
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$23.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.75
👖 Brand Jeans
$79.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$83.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$398
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6076

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